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  • Health And Wellness: What Is CBD And Types Of It

    Health And Wellness: What Is CBD And Types Of It

    Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound found in the cannabis plant. Various types of CBD are available, including full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, and isolate. Many companies have also started to sell CBD oils, gummies, topicals, and other forms of CBD for a wide range of potential uses.
    Types of CBD - CBD is a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. Unlike delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD does not produce a high feeling after use.

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  • Sports Medicine: Shoulder Labrum Tears

    Sports Medicine: Shoulder Labrum Tears

    Tears to the specialized cartilage tissue in the shoulder known as the labrum can cause pain and instability in the shoulder. What Is The Shoulder Labrum? The labrum is a cup-shaped rim of cartilage that lines and reinforces the ball-and-socket joint of the shoulder. The shoulder joint is composed of the glenoid (the shallow shoulder "socket") and the head of the upper arm bone known as the humerus (the "ball").

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  • Physical Therapy: Core Body Strength Exercises

    Physical Therapy: Core Body Strength Exercises

    These back exercises using exercise balls are designed to strengthen the muscles that support the spine from the lower back to the upper back, in front and back. Specific muscles targeted by these exercises include the abdominal, chest, and back muscles. These core body strength exercises with the ball can be challenging to perform. They should be learned with the help of an appropriately trained physical therapist, chiropractor, certified athletic trainer, exercise physiologist, physiatrist, or another type of spine specialist or exercise instructor.

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  • Health And Wellness: Medical Myths About Vegetarian And Vegan Diets

    Health And Wellness: Medical Myths About Vegetarian And Vegan Diets

    Following a plant-based diet is becoming increasingly popular. While this is widely regarded as a healthful choice, many myths abound. Until fairly recently, vegetarianism was generally considered a fringe lifestyle choice in the United States, and veganism even more so. Anything on
    the fringes of society tend to inadvertently encourage myths and misconceptions.

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  • Sports Medicine: Sports Injuries Of The Hand, Wrist And Elbow

    Sports Medicine: Sports Injuries Of The Hand, Wrist And Elbow

    The benefits of regular exercise are well known. But sports activity is one of the leading causes of injury to the hand, wrist, and elbow. They range from overuse injuries like tennis elbow and golfer's elbow to damage resulting from falls, such as skier's thumb and wrist sprains. Learn about some of the most common sports injuries that affect the upper extremities.

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  • Physical Therapy: Exercise Ball Workouts For Back Pain

    Physical Therapy: Exercise Ball Workouts For Back Pain

    The exercise ball (or Swiss ball or physio ball) is a versatile piece of exercise equipment available to help people with back pain. In particular, many exercise ball programs are designed to bring movement to the spine in a controlled manner to help keep the discs nourished. Moving the vertebrae helps nourish the discs in the spine by increasing blood flow around the disc and by causing the water to flow in and out of the disc.

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  • Health And Wellness: Medical Myths About Arthritis

    Health And Wellness: Medical Myths About Arthritis

    Arthritis is a condition that results in pain and inflammation in joints. There are two main types: osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). OA the most common form of arthritis occurs when the cartilage that sits between the bones in a joint wears down. People sometimes refer to the condition as “wear and tear” arthritis. RA occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy body tissue. It causes damage to the joints but can also affect muscles, connective tissue, tendons, and fibrous tissue.

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  • Sports Medicine: The High Ankle Sprain, What's the Difference?

    Sports Medicine: The High Ankle Sprain, What's the Difference?

    Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in the United States. But what is the difference between a common ankle sprain and a high ankle sprain? Why must athletes who sustain high ankle sprains stop playing sports for a longer period than those with common ankle sprains? The reason lies in the anatomy of the leg and ankle and the different ligaments injured in a high ankle sprain.

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  • Physical Therapy: Exercise Ball Uses

    Physical Therapy: Exercise Ball Uses

    The numerous applications of the exercise ball follow a range of difficulty levels, and the benefits for back pain patients can be felt at each level. From merely sitting on the exercise ball to doing structured aerobic exercise routines, the basic support needed by the back and stomach muscles is the same.

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  • Health And Wellness: Medical Myths About Migraine Misunderstandings

    Health And Wellness: Medical Myths About Migraine Misunderstandings

    Migraine is a common condition, affecting more than 37 million people in the United States and up to 148 million worldwide. And some evidence suggests that migraine prevalence might be increasing globally. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), migraine is around twice as common in women than men.

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